Tools and widgets for using/creating auto-complete selection widgets using Django and jQuery UI.


This project is looking for additional maintainers to help with Django/jQuery compatibility issues as well as addressing support issues/questions. If you are looking to help out on this project and take a look at the open help-wanted or question and see if you can contribute a fix. Be bold! If you want to take a larger role on the project, please reach out on the mailing list. I’m happy to work with you to get you going on an issue.


  • Works with the latest jQuery UI Autocomplete library
  • Auto-discovery/registration pattern for defining lookups

Installation Requirements

To install:

pip install django-selectable

Next add selectable to your INSTALLED_APPS to include the related css/js:

    # Other apps here

The jQuery and jQuery UI libraries are not included in the distribution but must be included in your templates. See the example project for an example using these libraries from the Google CDN.

Once installed you should add the urls to your root url patterns:

urlpatterns = [
    # Other patterns go here
    url(r'^selectable/', include('selectable.urls')),


Documentation for django-selectable is available on Read The Docs.

Additional Help/Support

You can find additional help or support on the mailing list:


If you think you’ve found a bug or are interested in contributing to this project check out our contributing guide.

If you are interested in translating django-selectable into your native language you can join the Transifex project.


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